Gena Bunn has argued criminal appeals before the United States Supreme Court, the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit, and the Texas Court of Criminal Appeals.
Gena is board certified by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization in Criminal Appellate Law.
Addressed Prosecutors on Capital Habeas Corpus Issues, Capital Murder Seminar of the Texas District and County Attorneys Association, San Antonio, Texas, 2003
Addressed Prosecutors on Capital Habeas Corpus Issues, Capital Murder Seminar of the Texas District and County Attorneys Association, Austin, Texas, 1997
Participated on a Panel of Prosecutors from Across the Country, Annual Conference of the Association of Government Attorneys in Capital Litigation, Lake Buena Vista, Florida, 2007
Presided Over Four-Day Conference as Association's President, Annual Conference of the Association of Government Attorneys in Capital Litigation, Portland, Oregon, 2004
Presented Two-Hour Continuing-Legal-Education Course on Oral Argument, Appellate Advocacy Workshop, Texas District and County Attorneys Association, Baylor University School of Law, Waco, Texas, 2007
Participated on a Panel Discussing Capital-Punishment Issues, Annual Conference of the National Association of Women Judges, Houston, Texas, 2005
Participated on a Panel Discussing Capital-Punishment Issues, Annual Conference of the Council of Appellate Staff Attorneys, Dallas, Texas, 2006
Participated on a Panel representing the Fifth Circuit along with Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals Judge Edith Jones and then Presiding Judge of the Texas Court of Criminal Appeals Michael McCormick, Eleventh Circuit Judicial Conference on the Death Penalty, Braselton, Georgia, 1999
Addressed Elected Attorneys General Regarding Death Penalty Issues, Annual conference of the Southern Association of Attorneys General, Savannah, Georgia, 1999
J.D.University of Texas, Austin, Texas, 1991
Bachelor of Journalism
Honors: With Honors
Consider the following:
Comfort Level - Are you comfortable telling the lawyer personal information? Does the lawyer seem interested in solving your problem?
Credentials - How long has the lawyer been in practice? Has the lawyer worked on other cases similar to yours?
Cost - How are the lawyer's fees structured - hourly or flat fee? Can the lawyer estimate the cost of your case?
City - Is the lawyer's office conveniently located?
Here are a few to get you started:
- How long have you been in practice?
- How many cases like mine have you handled?
- How often do you settle cases out of court?
- What are your fees and costs?
- What are the next steps?